Bowl (one of a pair)
Jin dynasty (1115–1234)
Stoneware with splashed glaze (Jun ware)
H. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm); Diam. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)
Bequest of Mary Stillman Harkness, 1950
Like this piece, most Jun wares were fired twice to get the effect of the thick, soft blue glaze. Purple splashes are produced by adding copper oxide to the glaze.
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